Local Therapists 

TBRI® is an attachment-based, trauma-informed intervention that is designed to meet the complex needs of vulnerable children. TBRI® uses Empowering Principles to address physical needs, Connecting Principles for attachment needs, and Correcting Principles to disarm fear-based behaviors. While the intervention is based on years of attachment, sensory processing, and neuroscience research, the heartbeat of TBRI® is connection. 

The following therapists have experience with adopted children, kids from trauma, siblings of adopted children, Play Therapy and use TBRI (Trust Based Relational Intervention).

  • Maribeth Nolan (Perimeter)  770-274-3039
  • Meredith Connor (Perimeter)  770-274-3033
  • Katie Smith (Roswell)  404-394-1096

Dr. Wendy Hanevold is a Clinical Psychologist with experience in attachment disorders and complex developmental trauma.  She is located in Roswell.  404-583-7333  www.wendyhanevoldphd.com

Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is a fairly new, nontraditional type of psychotherapy. It's growing in popularity, particularly for treating post-traumatic stress disorder and trauma.  The following therapists treat children in Atlanta.

  • Dr. Roselynn Miller (Alpharetta)  404-492-6063
  • Deb Torell (Kennesaw)  770-218-9005
When you connect to the heart of a child, everything is possible.
— Dr. Karyn Purvis